To remove a car battery, turn off the engine, set the parking brake, and open the hood. Using a combination wrench, loosen and remove the negative and positive battery cables from the battery. Grab the bottom of the battery, and lift it out of the battery tray.
- Turn off the engine, and open the hood
Set the parking brake, shut the car off completely, and open up the hood.
- Remove the positive battery cable
Use a wrench to loosen the nut that holds the black positive battery cable in place. Using your hands, twist the cable off the battery terminal.
- Remove the negative battery cable
Using the same method, remove the red negative battery cable from the battery.
- Pull the battery out
Hold the bottom of the battery or the handle if it has one. Pull the battery out of the battery tray.